Miriam Tuliao, assistant director of selection at BookOps, announced that she will participate in the Grimaldo's Mile Swim to raise funds for the Spectrum Scholarship Program. The event will be taking place in Brooklyn, NY on July 30, 2016.
CHICAGO – Thanks to a generous grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation, the American Library Association (ALA) and its Office for Diversity, Literacy and Outreach Services (ODLOS) will administer a fifth round of American Dream grants to public libraries to expand services to adult English language learners.
The Office for Diversity, Literacy and Outreach Services (ODLOS) of the American Library Association (ALA), The United Nations Remember Slavery Programme, Fox Searchlight Pictures, and BazanED invite libraries to participate in a nationwide lecture series and community-building initiative, "The Birth of a Nation: Slavery, Resistance & Abolition." The series is in observance of the 185th Anniversary of Turner's Rebellion, as well as the United Nations' International Day for the Remembrance of The Slave Trade and its Abolition, observed annually
CHICAGO - Today American Library Association (ALA) President Sari Feldman released the following message regarding diversity, equity and inclusion activities taking place during the ALA Annual Conference and Exhibition, June 23 - 28, in Orlando, Florida.
In the wake of the devastating and horrible tragedy that happened this past weekend in Orlando. I have been moved by the outpouring of concern and support from our ALA members toward the victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting.
Renee Romero has been selected to receive a 2016 Minority Scholarship in Library and Information Technology ($2,500) sponsored by the Library and Information Technology Association (LITA) and Library Systems & Services. Romero will use the money to pursue a Master of Library & Information Science at the UCLA Department of Information Studies.
The ALA Task Force on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion and Librarians Build Communities Member Interest Group invites you to join them in supporting the Orange County Library's Summer Breakspot. Four Orange County Public Library branches are hosting Summer BreakSpot.
The ALA Task Force on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in collaboration with Orange County Library System and Librarians Build Community are sponsoring a school supplies drive at the 2016 ALA Annual Conference to benefit students in the Orlando area. As you prepare for your trip, put a packet of pencils or notepaper in your suitcase – they don’t take up much room, and are good placeholders for the books you’ll surely be bringing back. We are looking for:
Giao Luong Baker has been selected to receive a 2016 Minority Scholarship in Library and Information Technology ($3,000) sponsored by the Library and Information Technology Association (LITA) and OCLC. Baker will use the money to pursue a Graduate Academic Certificate in Advanced Management in Libraries and a Masters in Information Science at the University of North Texas Department of Library and Information Sciences.
2016 Annual Conference will be held in Orlando, FL. The American Library Association would like to acknowledge the indigenous history of the state of Florida and recognize the Seminole Tribe of Florida and the Miccosukee Indian Tribe of Florida across the state.
Looking for places in the Orlando area to grab a bite or do some shopping in between programs and meetings at the 2016 Annual Conference? As you prepare for your trip, add this list of minority and women owned businesses: http://www.ala.org/offices/minority-and-women-owned-businesses-orlando.
This list was created by the Orange County Library and ALA's Office for Diversity, Literacy and Outreach Services.